Definition of “receptacle” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “receptacle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“receptacle” in American English

See all translations

receptaclenoun [ C ]

us /rɪˈsep·tə·kəl/ fml

a container for holding things or that you can put things in:

a trash receptacle

(Definition of “receptacle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)